Tasmanian PR company adds snaps up another regional newspaper | ABC News


A Tasmanian public relations company has again expanded its local newspaper holdings, buying Tasmanian Country.

It’ll prevent the closure of the much-loved paper, but there are concerns over whether Font PR will deliver independent journalism.

News Limited announced in May it would cease publication of rural weekly Tas Country. Hobart based company Font PR has bought the masthead, to add to its collection, which includes the Derwent Valley and Tasman Gazettes and Sorell Time.

Font PR says it doesn’t and will not sell editorial space in its newspapers to clients.

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